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to do later on in life. >> the school is based in santa fe, new mexico, and trains dozens of service dogs each year. for these teens, the class is actually part of their school day. >> you take it like you take math. you get a credit for it, you take it every day, you're assigned the same service dog. >> students help their four-legged friends learn a minimum of 90 different commands. sometimes success comes easily. >> up. push. yes! good boy. >> and sometimes it doesn't. >> push. push. >> in addition to training skills, teens learn some important life lessons, like how to be patient. >> push. yeah! good girl. whoo! >> they learn how their emotional impact has direct influence on another being. so, if they're inappropriate with their emotions, their dog'. if they're appropriate with their emotions, their dogs are gonna do everything for them. >> training usually lasts a year and a half. at the end, trainers and trainees show off at a graduation ceremony. [ laughter ] >> yeah. [ chuckles ] >> then comes the toughest part of the program. teacher and student have to say goodbye. >> he w
there. in a moment, a new scheme to try to get weapons off the streets of mexico. >> but first, a look at some other stories making news. at least two people were killed and 10 injured when a plane made an emergency landing in burma. authorities say foreign tourists were on board the aircraft. the plane came down in burma and reportedly missed the runway due to heavy fog. >> two fires in the philippine capital have left at least eight people dead. one broke out in a row of old apartments. seven people died after the blaze trapped them in that building. elsewhere, a fire in a slum left about 2000 families homeless. one man was killed there in riots that erupted after the blaze. >> and indian policeman has died from injuries he sustained during anti-rape protest in delhi. the officer was cremated with full state honors. he was one of dozens injured in violent protests triggered by the gang rape of a student. witnesses say he was severely beaten and pelted with stones. >> venezuelan officials say that president hugo chavez's health is improving. supporters attended service in caracas to p
comes ever closer. >> a different kind of click now -- thousands of mystics, new-age and deals and fans of pre- hispanic culture made their way to mexico in hopes of witnessing great things in less than 24 hours now. that is when the old mayan calendar predicts the end of the current world and the dawn of a new one. >> many of today's ethnic maya do not understand what all the fuss is about. mostly christian, they have looked on in wonder at the influx of foreign tourists to ancient cities in southern mexico and central america was a past hundreds of years ago. -- whose heyday past hundreds of years ago. >> they are dancing according to an ancient mayan ritual in preparation for the end of the world. these days, the famous complex in guatemala is full of visitors. many tourists have come to experience the big day. >> there are mixed feelings. s going to end. others believe it is the end of one era and the beginning of another. democrats are also gathering at mayan sites in mexico. tour groups from around the world have come with widely varying expectations, but not everyone thinks the w
an example from mexico. >> first, some of the stories making news. japan has a new prime minister, voted in by the lower house of parliament earlier today. his liberal democratic party won by a landslide in polls earlier this month. he has vowed to introduce aggressive monetary policies and says he wants to revise japan's pacifist constitution. >> china has launched the world's longest high-speed rail route. the line between cities is almost 2,900 kilometers long. trains travel an average speed of 300 kilometers per hour, cutting travel time in half to just eight hours. >> floods in malaysia have forced more than 13,000 people to flee their homes. the floods have hit several states of the country's east coast. one woman died after slipping into a swollen river, and forecasters are expecting more rain to fall. >> china's leading producer of rare earth is attempting to shut down some plants in an attempt to stem falling prices. the group will keep some mines and factories closed until the end of january. >> rare earths are crucial in making a broad range of high- tech products. prices have
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